Principal Advisor Risk, Assurance & Governance | Wellington
|Category:||Boards and Governance|
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| PD_Principal Advisor RAG_December 2019.pdf (PDF, 360KB)
|Application Close Date:||20-Jan-2020|
- Principal Advisor role to support the Petroleum & Minerals team
- Apply your risk, assurance and governance experience and your senior public sector and regulatory system understanding to support complex technical sectors
- Full time position, Wellington based
Why work for us?
This is a great opportunity to use your risk, assurance and governanceexperience to influence and enhance the regulation of New Zealand's petroleum and minerals sectors. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge about the public sector, while developing your knowledge of and contribution to New Zealand's petroleum and minerals sectors.
About the role.
The Principal Advisor role is a leadership role in the development and implementation of a wide range of frameworks, tools, advice and guidance across the Petroleum & Minerals team.
The Principal Advisor is responsible for ensuring quality and consistency of analysis, engagement, advice and practices conducted by the Petroleum & Minerals team, including the identification of relevant good practice and the design and implementation of an appropriate assurance framework.
The role is also responsible for coordinating day-to-day work in administering the non-interference provisions of the Crown Minerals Act 1991, including preparing and maintaining key documents and protocols, providing the secretariat function for the cross-agency groups, and monitoring internal compliance with applicable policies and protocols.
This is a fulltime role within the Petroleum Team in the Energy and Resources Branch at the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE).
Skills and experience required:
- A clear strategic and analytical thinker who is able to make connections and understand their implications for the benefit of the Petroleum & Minerals team and the wider Energy & Resource Markets branch
- Detailed knowledge of and experience with risk and/or assurance frameworks, methodologies and techniques
- Ability to establish and operate a cross agency governance and secretariat function
- Experience working in regulatory systems and the ability to come quickly up-to-speed with new regulatory systems including working in relation to complex technical sectors
- Ability to quickly build and maintain strong working relationships
- Can-do attitude and a high level of initiative, sound judgement and discretion
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to present information effectively to meet the needs of the audience
- Ability to develop trust and credibility and influence a wide range of MBIE and other government stakeholders
- Ability to work in a complex, ambiguous, and ever-changing environment and to progress with limited direction from management
- A demonstrable commitment to innovation and continuous improvement or processes and systems
- Knowledge of the Machinery of Government (Ministers offices, ministerial and government processes) desirable
- The ability to actively manage multiple work streams at the same time, at times within tight time constraints.
- Tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or comparable relevant experience
- Must have legal right to live and work in NZ
The purpose of MBIE is to Grow New Zealand for All. Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.
How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Email Lapulou.Moale@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE/1440434 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 20 January 2020